Archive for November 2014

Rocket Ranger (Amiga Emulated) for Mac!

In Rocket Ranger (Emulated Amiga Edition) the action begins with an urgent message from the future. . . a future that saw the Axis powers win Word War II! An underground group of scientists in the 21st century risk their lives to send you a jet propelled rocket suit, ray gun, and a secret decoder wheel. Skilfully used against a cunning and ruthless foe,these devices help you change history and save mankind! . This amazing game works awesome native Windows in my tests on my Nvidia 640M iMac. So don’t wait and follow the instructions below and play this Classic!

Simply download the Portingkit (if you don’t have it already) and go to the library –> server tab and select the “Rocket Ranger” game and click download. If you don’t own the game yet the Portingkit can direct you to the game page where to purchase it and download the setup/download file to your download folder. When you clicked “no” and were directed to the game page, you have to click “download” again and then click “yes” so the Portingkit will install the game for you. After installation the Portingkit will say the installation was done successfully. Then go to your “local” tab where you can select the game and click “play”!

Get the Portingkit up here…

Kinetic Void released for Mac

Kinetic Void is a 3D space adventure with a focus on customization and exploration. The shipyard allows players to construct their ship piece by piece. Ships can be as simplistic as a cockpit, a hull, a engine and a gun, or as complex as a player wants. Each module has available subsystems which can be applied to strengthen specific attributes of the ship, and when damaged, those subsystems may be destroyed. While in space flight, interactions between objects are governed by the physics engine. This Mac game is available on Gamersgate and now with a 20% discount for the first week. Check out the trailer below to get introduced by the game.

In Kinetic Void the galaxy is a living, breathing thing. Not all factions get along, not all of them hate each other. As factions interact, agreements and treaties will be made and broken. Trade, combat and piracy will affect how the factions see each other based on their own internal standings.

Buy this Mac game on Gamersgate up here…

Wings (Emulated Amiga Edition) for Mac!

In Wings (Emulated Amiga Edition), you’ll relive the action, glory and seat-of-the-pants daring of a WWI Allied or German fighter pilot. Wings (Emulated Amiga Edition) includes a wide variety of missions, from strafing enemy convoys to bombing aerodromes. You’ll also go head-to-head against opposing fliers in first-person dogfights. This amazing game works awesome native windows in my tests on my Nvidia 640M iMac. So don’t wait and follow the instructions below and play this Classic!

Simply download the Portingkit (if you don’t have it already) and go to the library –> server tab and select the “Wings Classic” game and click download. If you don’t own the game yet the Portingkit can direct you to the game page where to purchase it and download the setup/download file to your download folder. When you clicked “no” and were directed to the game page, you have to click “download” again and then click “yes” so the Portingkit will install the game for you. After installation the Portingkit will say the installation was done successfully. Then go to your “local” tab where you can select the game and click “play”!

Get the Portingkit up here…

King of Dragon Pass for Mac!

King of Dragon Pass is a game like no other. It combines strategy, adventure, RPG, and civilization sim, but it focuses mostly on storytelling. Each turn the game offers you with a choice to make and the progress of the story depends solely on your decisions. The difference between right and wrong is seldom obvious, but whatever action you take, be ready to face its consequences later. There are virtually limitless ways the story can unfold, so each play-through–whether it’s a quick game or an extended campaign–promises new adventures and plot twists!

The game has only one small bug, which is that you cannot load in-game another game. To do so, you need to go to the game menu and choose “Restore game” which will work just fine. I also made the game windowed because this old game has a resolution of 800×600 and otherwise the rest of the screen would be black. Making it windowed it gives also opportunity to do other things while gaming.

Before downloading the wrapper, make sure security settings are set correctly when you have Mavericks OSX or higher. Then simply download the Wrapper below and extract the file and double-click the wrapper–> get and download King of Dragon Pass on GOG.com –> install windows software –> navigate to the gog.com installer file and double-click it –> Installing the game into the Wrapper and at the end of installation click “exit”. Now double-click the wrapper and play!  For more info about porting go up here…

Get the Wrapper up here…

 

The Marvelous Miss Take released for Mac!

The Marvelous Miss Take, a fast-paced comedic heist game with an engaging story, challenging you to think and act quick is available for  Mac, DRM-free on GOG.com!  The game is in my humble opinion overpriced with the over $20 price-tag, but the game looks quite nice. Perhaps something for on your wishlist and get it on promo moment for the ones who can wait. Check out the trailer below for some game-play and an impression of the game. Have fun!

The Marvelous Miss Take turns the stealth genre on its head by using organised chaos to keep players on their toes. Successfully pilfering portraits isn’t as easy as it may seem: wandering guards decide their patrol routes on the fly, security cameras keep watch over everything and even innocent gallery goers just visiting to admire the art might raise the alarm if they see something suspicious. Only by using quick wits and even quicker reflexes can players hope to grab the loot (that rightfully should be yours, to begin with) and escape unseen – there’s no option for violence and the clock is ticking!

Get this Mac game on GOG.com up here…

Introduction of the Portingkit!

A lot of of things have happened this year, and even though this year has 1.5 months to go, there will be a great new feature….or better said “Application” coming up! This Application is called: “The Portingkit” and is mind-blowing if a may say it myself! This makes hosting wrappers unnecessary anymore, because instead the app will download a small script (WSI files) which will automatically download the specific Wine engine, apply the tweaks and will even contain the specific game related paulthetall.com branded icon! If the game port is a free/demo game, then it will automatically download and install the game in the wrapper as well! A dream app for Mac users! This program will be a mixture of Steam/Crossover with very cool features like ranking and launching from the app itself and much more and much more to come! In the end all the ports I have done will be added in the Portingkit application and no more file hosting will be needed on my end :)

The Portingkit is developed by Vitor Marques (creator of Gamma Studio) on my request and which will closely work together with the Porting Center (also developed by Vitor Marques). The Porting Center is the application where the WSI files are been created for the Portingkit. Not much knowledge is required to create WSI files, so in not to long we can have have a big community who can contribute there own Wrapper ports. There will be also a separate website for the Portingkit (not live yet) hosted by me where the program is hosted and maintained. We hope to release the first Beta and more info in the coming weeks! So stay tuned!!

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Construction Simulator 2015 released for Mac!

In Construction Simulator 2015, you take the controls of 15 realistic construction machines made by Liebherr, Still, and MAN with high-quality 3D graphics.  Excavate the foundation of a house with realistic machines, pour concrete into the wall panels of a factory with an enormous concrete pump, or test the steadiness of your hands by placing gigantic roof trusses with a mobile crane. Thanks to the realistic controls, you can steer an excavator with two joysticks using SAE controls and feel as if you are working on a real construction site.

Explore an expansive, freely navigable world with various towns, fields, and even a highway – you will find a variety of new challenges for your constantly growing motor pool. Try out new vehicles before you buy them at the construction machine dealer, have repairs done at the repair shop, and visit the local city hall for public calls for tenders. If you are successful, then even larger and more lucrative jobs and various office locations with even more possibilities will beckon.

Get this Mac game on Gamersgate up here…

Tropico 5 Released for Mac!

I already forgot about the game when it was released for Windows and Linux only a while back, but it seemed that the Mac version of the game is now released as well! So if you like The Tropico series, then this one is a must have! Check out the trailer below for some game-play and visuals! Enjoy!

Return to the remote island nation of Tropico in the next installment of the critically acclaimed and hugely popular ‘dictator sim’ series. Expand your Dynasty’s reign from the early colonial period to beyond the 21st Century, facing an all-new set of challenges, including advanced trading mechanics, technology and scientific research, exploration and for the first time in Tropico history – cooperative and competitive MULTIPLAYER for up to 4 players.

Get this Mac on Gamersgate up here…

Treasure Adventure World (Demo) for Mac!

For the fans of the free Treasure Adventure Game I have some good news. As you may know Robit Studios is working on a remake of the game which is available now for Pre-order. There is also a demo of the game available to see the new revamped look and game-play. Because I have some contact with the game maker (Stephen Orlando) who was the first follower of my new Twitter account I created yesterday, I created a game port for the demo of the new Treasure Adventure Word game!

So when you liked the old one and interested for the new one, and have a Mac, then this demo port might be very useful to check out this new game. The game runs pretty well on my Intel HD 4000 Macbook air, so should work even better on higher end Macs. Simply download the Wrapper below, and extract and play! Have fun!

Download the Wrapper up here…

Wine 1.7.31 released!

Another new Wine version is out on WineHQ since yesterday! The wine version is now build in an engine and is available in “Winery“. Winery is a program where you can build wrappers with, and is available on the Wineskin website. I used Winery to build all my Wrappers for this website. The engine itself isn’t available in winery yet, but doh123 will add it as soon as he can. There are some extra C runtime improvements and even more DirectWrite functions fixes. See more details below and on WineHQ.

You can change the wine engine in existing Wrappers doing: Right-click Wrapper –> show package content –> wineskin –. advanced –> tools –> change engine –> change it to the latest engine you downloaded, in this case 1.7.31.

The Wine development release 1.7.31 is now available.

What’s new in this release:

  • New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 34.
  • Support for the Visual Studio 2013 version of the C/C++ runtimes.
  • More font metrics support in DirectWrite.
  • Some more Direct2D work.
  • Various bug fixes.

 
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